Aberrant End to Tangential Appreciation Seen in U.S. Markets

The effects of hurricane’s, including but not limited to, Hurricane’s Irma, and Harvey; point toward the end of a cycle of tangential appreciation, with modest, yet relevant effects on the indices. It is observed that the economic effects of the Hurricane’s foreshadow a lower than expected bourse for the Dow Jones Industrial Indices ending December…

Notes on Ambassador Nikki Haley’s Speech on Iran Nuclear Deal

The speech as given at the American Enterprise Institute was one full of fortune should the current administration decide to withdraw it’s support. It was given less than three days after North Korea detonated what is suspected to be, if proven true, there first ever detonation of a Hydrogen based weapon. This news also came…

Speech By Ambassador Nikki Haley on JCPoA Iran Deal

The following is video from Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at the American Enterprise Institute hosting a speech and discussion by United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, on the (J)oint (C)omprehensive (P)lan (o)f (A)ction; the JCPoA, or Iran Deal. The Moderator is AEI Senior Vice President Ms. Danielle Pletka. Video Below:

New Paper: Cold Shiver: An Indictment of Russian Transgressions

In Geo-Politics today one of the most pressing, and existential questions for the United States today is what to do about Russian intransigence. This paper which I present to you today, attempts to answer this question. In keeping with the current state of affairs, Russian recalcitrance concerning the Syria episode, as well as Ukraine, merit…

The Road To SAFTE

The Chinese Silk Road Initiative is an idea almost literally as old as civilization itself. There has always been a desire, nay, a need to transport goods and services safely and efficiently between two points of interest. And although I observe the pluck and tenacity of the Chinese, the oblique argument which keeps coming to…

For the U.S. economy Fiscal not Monetary Policy may be the Answer

Late in April of 2017 the United States Federal Reserve decided to abstain from enacting what was expected to be only the second rate increase in what has started out as an eventful year. The logic undergirding this lack of monetary exuberance was the current level of United States economic growth, or rather lack thereof….

UN Meeting on Situation in Kosovo May 16, 2017

The United Nations Security Council held a meeting on the Situation in Kosovo on May 16, 2017. The last meeting held on this subject was on February 27, 2017. Notes taken largely in abstract from United Nations Website, UN.org. Zahir Tanin, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission…

Coverage of DPRK Day of the Sun Celebrations

Embedded Video is of North Korean Day of the Sun Celebrations. The DPRK specific holiday is in recognition of the 150th anniversary of Kim Il Sung; the countries founder, and current rulers Grandfather’s birthday. This originally aired last night (April 14th) on KCTV which had a live youtube feed of the event. Video Embedded Below:

Analysis of the Situation Concerning the Bashar al-Assad Régime

The recent developments in the war in Syria has caused me to think what I thought was once unthinkable, the targeted assassination of the regime’s leadership. This change has manifested itself due to the recent brutality of the Assad regime against it’s own people, namely the leveling of Aleppo, and the gassing of his own…